Teen Gunned Down in Marquette Park

Police suspect the deadly shooting was gang related

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    Police said three teenagers were walking down Rockwell Tuesday when a gunman stepped out of a silver car and opened fire, shooting one of the kids in the head, chest and neck. The other two were not hurt. (Published Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012)

    A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot Tuesday night in Chicago's Marquette Park neighborhood.

    Shots rang out around 9:20 p.m. near the intersection of 69th Street and South Rockwell Avenue.

    Police said three teenagers were walking down Rockwell when a gunman stepped out of a silver car and opened fire, shooting one of the kids in the head, chest and neck. The other two were not hurt.

    Police identified the victim Wednesday morning as Albert Guyton, of the 7600 block of South Prairie Avenue.

    The teen was taken by ambulance to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

    Police believe the shooting is gang-related.